Transition Programs

If you/your student does not have a VR Counselor they are currently working with please contact your nearest TWS-VR office by entering your zip code, VR Office Locator. Our programs are funded by TWS-VR, so the earlier you/your student can get connected the better. You can also complete the online VR Self-Referral by clicking on the following link: VR Self-Referral.   

UNT WISE will begin accepting applications directly from VR Counselors on March 1st, 2023 for Summer 2023. 

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The UNT WISE Virtual Pre-ETS Training assists young adults with disabilities, ages 14-22, to develop vocational skills, independent living skills, and social & recreation skills through an intensive virtual training program. The Virtual Pre-ETS Training is a six (6) week program for participants interested in vocational planning and/or post-secondary education for their future. This program opens the door to the realities of the adult world of work and living, all from an online learning environment.

Virtual Pre-ETS Training FLYER

Click on the Virtual Pre-ETS icon above for more information. 

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The UNT WISE Live & Learn Summer Program is a two (2) week summer program for young adults with disabilities, ages 14-22, interested in vocational planning for their future. Whether their interests lie in entry-level, skilled or professional occupations, this program opens the door to the realities of the adult world of work. The Live and Learn Summer Program focuses on teaching participants independent living skills, social and recreational skills, and pre-vocational/vocational skills.

Live & Learn Summer Program FLYER

Click on the Live & Learn icon above for more information.

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The UNT WISE College WISE program is a one (1) week summer program for young adults with disabilities, ages 14-22, interested in pursuing a post-secondary education. An overview of the expectations and demands of community college and a four-year university are explored. Participants engage in a variety of activities aimed at demonstrating skills necessary to be successful in higher education, including independent living, social, and recreational skills. 

College WISE Summer Program FLYER

Click on the College WISE icon above for more information. 

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The UNT WISE STEM programs are one (1) week summer programs for young adults with disabilities, ages 14-22, interested in pursuing a career within the STEM fields. These day programs are designed for students with little to no previous exposure to the STEM fields but who have an interest in exploration within these STEM fields. Participants engage in a variety of hands on learning to actively explore various aspects of the STEM fields. 

Explore STEM! Summer Program FLYER

STEM Maker Camp FLYER

Click on the STEM! Camps icon above for more information about the Explore STEM! Program AND the STEM Maker Camp.

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